The Hollow Crown (2012 - 2016)

The Hollow Crown


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Four filmed adaptations of Shakespeare's history plays ("Richard II," "Henry IV Part 1," "Henry IV Part 2," "Henry V").

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Critics Consensus: The Hollow Crown deftly demonstrates that even the Bard's most obscure work can be sumptuous appointment viewing -- saving Benedict Cumberbatch's riveting incarnation of Richard III as a parting treat.

2016, PBS, 3 episodes

Critics Consensus: The Hollow Crown summons some of Britain's most exemplary acting talent and gorgeously crafted production values to enliven the Swan of Avon's immortal words with an energetic panache fit for the 21st Century.

2012, PBS, 4 episodes